Griezmann lastly will get Barca quantity seven shirt – as NBA star Kevin Durant delivers the massive reveal
Antoine Griezmann has lastly obtained the Barcelona quantity seven shirt he needed from the primary day of his Camp Nou profession, describing it as “an honour”.
The previous Atletico Madrid ahead was denied his common quantity when he arrived at Barcelona in July 2019, because it was held by Philippe Coutinho, and he agreed to put on the 17 shirt as an alternative.
However with Coutinho having since gone on mortgage to Bayern Munich for final season, and with query marks over whether or not the winger will keep at Barcelona for the brand new marketing campaign, the Brazilian has ceded the quantity to Griezmann.
On Instagram, Griezmann wrote: “It’s an honour to put on the 7 at Barca!”
He added: “I wish to say thanks to @phil.coutinho, who in addition to being an excellent participant is an enormous pal.”
The quantity swap was introduced by Barcelona on their social media accounts, with a video that includes Brooklyn Nets NBA star Kevin Durant opening a field containing Barcelona quantity seven shirts bearing his identify and that of Griezmann.
— FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona) September 11, 2020
Griezmann scored 15 targets in 41 video games for Barcelona final season however typically confronted criticism for his performances as he struggled to make the higher contribution that many anticipated of him.
He has beforehand worn the quantity seven with Actual Sociedad, Atletico Madrid and France, donning the quantity throughout their run to World Cup glory two years in the past in Russia.
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